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"Czar" REFUSED CHILDREN SECOND HELPINGS; AND DILUTED MILK Ruled With Iron Hand Yet He Ate Meat While Youngsters Nearly Starved GETS 30 - DAY JAIL TERM California, Pa., March 9, UP). Accused of denying his children a second helping of food at meals, 36 - year - old Miner Bell went to jail today to serve thirty days for cruelty. He was sentenced by Justice of the Peace L. E. Sands, who heard the testimony of Mrs. Lucille Fisher, a nurse, that Bell also ordered her to dilute the milk she served the children. Bell's wife, Mrs. Bessie Bell, the mother of nine children, was, described by Humane Agent Frank Galway as the "most dejected woman in the world." Mrs. Fisher testified Bell paraded as "czar" in his crowded home near Coal Center in Washington county, adding: "He never allowed the children a second helping of anything. He forced me to give them milk diluted with twice as much water. "He kicked his son, Harry, 11, from one end of the room to the other and then hit him with a catalog. He ate fried bacon for his dinner and breakfast, but made the children eat beans." Galway's chief, E. M. Smith, of Pittsburgh, told the magistrate he visited the house and found one - year - old Joseph lying in a rocking chair seriously ill of pneumonia. He said he delivered $5 worth of groceries and was told by Mrs. Bell: "This is the most we have had to eat in many a year." Made Wife Work While He Loafed, Yet Saved Pittsburgh, March 9, UP). A middle - aged housewife wept in morals court as she told of a five - year struggle to feed her family on a $15 weekly relief allowance while her husband hoarded $2600. The husband, Albert Jakini, 52, was arrested on a charge of abusing his wife and children. In his pockets, police reported they found the money wrapped in brown paper. "That man he have all that money all that time," Mrs. Jakini, 42. sobbed. "Me, I scrub, I work to put shoes on the children's feet, get them clothes, send them to school." Jakini. she testified, came to this country twenty years ago and obtained his citizenship papers three years ago. Since he was placed on relief rolls five years ago, he had not made any attempt to find work, she asserted. Nine years ago, she said, Jakini drew savings of $2000 from a north side bank and never told her what became of it. All of the relief money, she asserted, was spent in feeding the family. Jakini told Magistrate Albert D. Brandon that his wife knew he had the $2600 all the time, but Brandon replied: "Don't try to shift the responsibility to her. You unjustly robbed the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. I am not going to fine you ... I am going to hold you for court." RECITAL IS GIVEN IN WINTER SERIES OF VALLEY PUPILS Harrisburg Musical Student Participate in Program Presented at Annvilie Advanced students of music in the Lebanon Valley College Conservatory at Annvilie gave their third recital of the winter series in Engle Hall last night. The group of recital artists, a number of whom made their first appearance of the current season included Helen Himmclbcrger, Harrisburg, soprano; John Fink. Lebanon, violinist; Adele Kadel, Lebanon, pianist; Virginia Niess - ner, Johnstown, mezzo - soprano; Mary Anne Cotroneo, Johnstown, :.':!ir.!ct, csd a piano organ team composed of Robert Clippingcr, Waynesboro, and Robert Smith, Harrisburg. The program in detail was: Dream Dawn, Powell Weaver; The Crying of Water, Campbell - Tipton; What's in the Air Today? Robert Eden. Helen Himmclbcrger, soprano; Allegro Brilliant. Ten Have, John Fink, violin; Op. 2, Number 2, Beethoven, Adele Kadel, piano; The Last Hour, W. Kreamer; When I Bring You Colour'd Toys, J. A. Carpenter; In the Silence of the Night, S. Rachmaninoff, Virginia Niessncr. mezzo - soprano: Air for the G String, Bach - Wilhelm, Mary Ann Cotroneo; Romance and Scherzo from Symphonic Suite, Clokey, Robert Clippinger, organ, Robert Smith, piano; Accompanist, Anita Patschke. FOOD AND SOUP SALE The Women's Missionary Society of Trinity Lutheran Church, Camp Hill, will hold a food sale, including soup, Friday, March 11, at 10.30 a. m. TO VISIT FLOWER SHOW Members of the graden group of the Camp Hill Junior Civic Club are planning to "attend the Philadelphia Flower Show this month. Honors For Workmen on enlarged (fore of Miss Mary Sachs are her guests at din' ner. With the stage set for the formal opening, Saturday of her enlarged and re - fashioned women's shop at 208 North Third street, Miss Mary Sachs paused last night to honor the workmen, the dealers, and contractors who made the building possible. She was host to them all and they numbered more than a hundred at a dinner on the main floor of the store. "I resolved many months ago," she said, "that the first night in our new store was to be given over to you men who have contributed so much to it. "It has always been my belief that my co - workers play a large part in any success I attain and should be the first to share or celebrate it." Greets Each Worker As painters, plasterers, masons, steelworkers, upholsterers and workmen of many other trades began filing back into the build ing upon which all had worked at some time or other,' Miss Sachs greeted them individually. Following the dinner, as each HARRISBURG jgJ TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY EVENING MARCH 9, 1938 Sent to Jail 'For InhumanTreatment of Family WEST SHORE NEWS NEW CUMBERLAND BUYS CITIZENS CO. $8500 FIRE TRUCK New 750 - Gallon Pumper to Be Delivered by June 1 5, Council Announces New Cumberland . Borough Council at a special meeting last night purchased an $8500.00 pumper for the Citizens Fire Company. A 750 - gallon pumper and all equipment was selected. Borough Council is paying $4500 towards the truck and the Citizens Hose Company the balance. The truck will be delivered by the American - LaFrance - about June 15. The truck was purchased to replace the chemical truck, the first motor driven apparatus on the West Shore and the old New Market fire engine used by New Cumberland as a hose wagon. MAYFLOWER SHOW Garden Group of Camp Hill Civic Club to Plan Show A committee has been appointed to plan for the flower show of the garden group of the Camp Hill Civic Club to be held in May. Members of the committee are: Mrs. R. D. Shaffner, Mrs. Wayne Larson, Mrs. L. T. Bernard, Mrs. H. B. Cromleigh, Mrs. Paul How ard, Mrs. Arthur Kinter, Mrs. J. W. Boggs, Mrs. Paul Howard, Mrs. B. J. Roberts, Mrs. E. R. Douple and Mrs. Robert Hoover. ST. PATRICK'S DANCE Camp Hill Post Auxiliary Plans Rulldimr Fund Benefit The Auxiliary to the Camn Hill American Legion Post. No. 43 will hold a St. Patrick's dance Saturday night in the post home. South Twenty - second street. Dancing wil start at 8 oVlorlc A SDecial nroernm will he rrp - sented. Proceeds will be placed in me building fund. Mrs. Robert W. Griffiths and her committee are in charge of me dance. GUIIDTO GIVE PLAYS New Cumberland, March 10. The Guild of Baughman Memorial Church, will sponser two plays, March 24, 25, entitled the "The Flash of Red." and "The Glamour Girl." Music will be furnished by the Junior Choir. VISIT IN WASHINGTON New Cumberland, March 10. Mr. and Mrs. Ned Davidson, daughter Jane, spent several days in Washington, with their daughter, Miss Sara Davidson. BIBLE CLASS MEETING New Cumberland, March 10. On Thursday night the Everfaith - ful Bible Class of the Church of Gcd Sunday School will meet at the home of Mrs. Sherman Me - goncl, Fourth street. BENEFIT CARD PARTY The Ladies' Auxiliary to the Lower Allen Fire Company will hold a card party toMght at 8 o'clock at the Gorgas Community Center, White IZilL, i the Builders Miss Sachs greets Charles M e Kinney (left) and Donald K. McGee, bricklayers. man was called upon to introduce himself, she was . liberal with praise of their workmanship. . Commenting on the fact that the entire building was constructed and furnished by local workmen and dealers, Miss Sachs declared that Harrisburg would be benefited immeasurably if businessmen would demonstrate pride in their city by improving and beautifying their properties and by using the products and workmen available here. "People talk of a crisis and are afraid to take any forward step," she asserted. "I think there is always a crisis in the lives of some people. There is a definite need for building. . We in Harrisburg have a lot of work to do. Speaking for the entire group, Clinton L. LeRoy expressed thanks to Miss Sachs. "Usually," he said, "we cannot demonstrate what we can do because there are so - few persons like Mary Sachs who will permit us to do a good job and show that our work is comparable with that done in any other city. GROUP TO EXHIBIT AMERICAN GLASS Collectors of 1600 Pieces to Speak at Camp Hill Show April 23 The Art Group of the Camp Hill Civic Club at a meeting at the home of Mrs. W. M. Cleveland, 15 North Twenty - fourth street, last night, made plans to hold an exhibit of early American glassware April" 23, in the Camp Hill Lutheran Church. The guest speaker will be Miss Elsie Heckman, dean - of Allen - town High School. Miss Heckman is reported to have one of the largest individual collections of early American glass in the country. She has more than 1600 pieces. Committee chairmen named to arrange for the exhibit are: Mrs. H. C. Withers, Mrs. W. M. Cleave - land, Mrs. C. E. Berner, Mrs. J. A. Straits, Mrs. W. C. McEntee, Mrs. Murray Schroeder and Mrs. G. R. Kerr. NEW CUMBERLAND CLUB GIVES PROGRAM Folk Songs of Every Country Pre - j sented by Junior Civic i Chorus I ! Members of the New Cumhpr - land Junior Civic Club last night presented a program at a meeting of the CamD Hill Junior Civip Club in the Camp Hill Municipal Building. , Mrs. Kathrvn Mowrev. nresi - dent of the New Cumberland Club, was in charge of the meeting. Folk songs of every country were pre - : sented by the club chorus. Miss Helen Gray was the soloist accompanied by Mrs. Frank Ing - j man. i Miss Grace Nauele and hen committee were hostesses. TWO DEBATES FRIDAY j Affirmative Debaters at Carlisle; INerattve Meets Mcrhanlcsburr The Camn Hill Hich Srhnnl will engage in two debates Friday aft - 1 ernoon. with the affirmative tpam going to Carlisle, while the nega - j live team win meet Mechanicsburg nign ai tamp mil. j The subject will be "Resoled. Several states should adont thpi uni - cameral system of legislation." ! Debates also are scheduled for Friday. March 18. The Camp Hill affirmative team will Hohnto Mechanicsburg here and the nega - 1 uve learn win debate with Carlisle at Carlisle on the same subject. Members of the . Camp Hill teams for the debate this week are: Negative, Jack Wise, Marjorie Cornelius and Warren Sellers. Affirmative: Arthur Johnson, Jane Wueschinski and Shelia Spauld - ing. P. - T. A. Da"nCE PARTIES Members of the New Cumberland Parent - Teacher Association at a meeting last night made plans for sponsoring several dancing parties for pupils of the high school in the near future. Ninety persons attended the meeting in the high school music room. CHILD STUDY GROUP The Chl!d Study Group of the Camp Hill Junior Civic Club will meet Thursday evening, March 17, at 8 o'clock at the home of Mrs. R. D. Shaffner, 277 Clark street, Lemoyne. Mrs. Wayne Larson will present the subject, "On Going to Bed." k.' . life V HAHNEMANN CHIEF WILL BE SPEAKER AT FIRM SESSION Central Pennsylvania Homeopathic Society Will Convene in Barberry Manor TO HEAR DR. BOERICKE Dauphin county members of the Central Pennsylvania Homeopathic Society will be hosts at the quarterly meeting of the society on Thursday afternoon beginning with luncheon at Barberry Manor at noon. About forty physicians from Dauphin, Lebanon, Cumberland, York and Lancaster counties will attend the meeting. Dr. Charles E. Weaver, of Marietta, is president. , The speakers will be Dr. Gartha Boericke, chief of homeopathy at Hahnemann Medical School, and Dr. William. A. Bryson, of Me - chanicsburg. The meeting is the first of the new year. Meeting at the same time will be the Women's Auxiliary, of which Mrs. I. L. Moyer, of Columbia, is president. Mrs. George W. Hart - man, of this city, is treasurer. Following luncheon, a brief business meeting will be held for the presentation of routine reports, and later, a sale of hand - made articles will be conducted. The proceeds will be used for the student aid fund at Hahnemann. Naming the Baby Is Easy if You Get Library Help Twins, First - Born, Blond, Curly Head? Obliging Attendants Enjoy Chance to Vary Routine and Aid You By BETTY BROOKS Shall we name the baby Escu - lapius? Shall we name him Ilaherim (meaning thunderbolt), Ingomar, Jedediah, Remaliah or Zenaido? What shall we name the baby? The age - old question is one that will never die. Some unimaginative parents letter their children in the order of arrival. This scheme is designed to give the children some sort of nomenclature until they are old enough to select names for themselves. A number of large families follow a theme in naming their children, it was learned today in a talk with Miss Alice R. Eaton, librarian at the Harrisburg Public Library. Sooner or later they turn to the library for suggestions. One family of sons followed the prophet theme. The family arduously studied the Bible until the arrival of the ninth son, when no remaining names appealed to them. Another theme chosen by a family of daughters was that of the vines ivy, myrtle. Still another chose trees holly, etc. One family pursued a dual theme that of jewels and flowers. Each ei ' Ml left'ohove Softer, dressmaker coats graciously ilattering. 39.50 right - above A crisp, tailored suit link style. 19.50 daughter was named for a jewel. Her middle name was that of a flower. Pearl Eglantine was the oldest, then Emerald Lily, followed by Opal Gladiola and Goldie Rose. Their brothers were named for the ranks of England Earl and Duke. For suggestions, fathers and mothers inevitably turn to the reference books in the Public Library. About thirty children are born each week in this city. A name must be found for each one. Library attendants, who rather like the variation from their day's routine, first offer any of the information that is contained in the books on their shelves. "Chats on Christian Names," "Romance of Names" and a dictionary of given names are among those proffered. "Names For Children," by the way, has been missing for the last four or five years, so that some family must have a constant reference book. In Emergencies! In emergencies, should no name listed in the books strike the fancy of the mother and father, the large list of subscribers is at the disposal of the attendants. Such names as Brown, Queen Esther, Twila Dawn and Bebe me be is every woman s prayer. family and friends may fail you . . . but daskions libe tkese for Spring, from Sowman 5 never will! Jbey empkasize kaleidoscopic ckanye of silkouette, tlte excitina panorama in color, texture, and new treatments . . . 5uf fused tkrouakout witk a refresLina softness. & owman 5 tliirJ floor JwpS Dolores can be gleaned at our library. If your baby daughter is blond, name her Phyrne, Dor - nadilla, Eburna or Auronette, all synonymous for "little golden one" or "fair." Perhaps your strapping young son is blond, or curly - headed. Name him Xanthine or Crispin. Maybe your young daughter already shows signs of outstanding intelligence. Name her Mitsis Incylta, Elfina or Amalberta. Name your son Cumbert or Ulema. Your infant may be a quiet child. If so, name him Langundo, or name her Hazel - belle or Sophrosyne. A first - born son may aptly be called Purvance. If he is a tall baby, choose Moraghan. Loyal daughters should be named Er - mesinta or Meyotas. A noble son Edelbert. Thomas meaning twin should more often be chosen when twins are named. Hqwever, the library has hundreds of alternatives to suggest. "We cannot promise to suggest nicknames, too," Miss Eaton continued with a laugh. HUSBAND ASKS DIVORCE James W. Trullinger, Harrisburg, filed divorce action in Dauphin County Court against Mrs. Florence K. Trullinger, Lingles - town. charging cruelty and ' indignities. They separated last veek, on their second wedding anniversary, the husband said in the suit. They were married February 29, 1936, separated February 28, this year, and the complaints are said to date from last April 1 according to his dfvorce petition. we II dressed! beloiv, Impored collarless coats with baroque scroll border. 39,50 1 EXTENSION HELPS ARE REPORTED BY COLLEGE DIRECTOR Services Result in 412,237 Improved Farm and Home Practices in State 79.7,890 ATTEND MEETINGS Educational activities of Jhe agricultural d home economics extension service of The Pennsylvania State College resulted in 412,237 improved farm and home practices' last year, according to a report from Director Milton S. McDowell. Home economics in three lines of work clothing, home management, and nutrition accounted for 81,052 improved practices in rural living conditions. Next in line was agronomy or farm crops with 60,559. Other activities were dairy husbandry, with 39,182 improved practices; poultry husbandry, 36,116; plant pathology, 31,056; entomology, 27,253; animal husbandry, 23,585; rural sociology, 17,226; ornamental horticulture, 15,752; general activities, 15,465; agricultural economics, 15,483; vegetable gardening, 12,297; and pomology or fruit culture, 11,508. There was a grand total attendance of 797,890 persons at all agricultural extension meetings. Of these 209,971 attended adult demonstration meetings and 137, - 720 attended round - ups, field days and tours.